Olive picking painting is a vintage, folk painting on wood, a salvaged wood folk painting with a lot detail and great charm.
This, Greek olive harvest painting features a lovely, bucolic, olives picking scene as seen in most, olive growing, Greek villages.
It is painted on a salvaged piece of wood that the painter cleaned and varnished first.It is a rectangular piece of wood with an added slightly longer piece at the bottom as a frieze of sorts.The olive picking painting is painted with a red paint frame all over and the added piece of wood at the bottom is the same.The bottom part piece of wood is decorated with a garland of eight black olives and their leaves on the red background.
The olive harvset scene of this reclaimed wood painting is very straightforward in the traditional style.In an olive grove where only four trees can be seen there are three women and two men,harvesting olives with the company of a little girl.The men are tossing long sticks at the olive laden branches and make the olives fall on the ground.The women pick the olives and fill white, linen sacks and wicker baskets with them.The soil all around is green, dotted with black olives.There are grey hills in the distance and the blue sky.There are three birds in the sky and a white cloud in the middle of the painting.Next to the cloud and a little to the left is a large, red disk of a sun.
The Greek villagers in this olive harvest scene are all dressed traditionally, as until the mid eighties probably.The women wear long skirts and white scarves on their heads that colver most of the head for protection against the sun.Women in the older times sported a white complexion for beauty and elegance.Nowadays more tanned faces are preferabe, as fashions go.The men wear shirts and trousers in brown and blue.The women wear blouses and skirts in yellow, blue, red and brown.The little girl is almost in the middle of the painting.Her arms are outstretched and she is holding a wicker basket in her right hand.Her little basket is also full of olives.She is wearing a red dress and has a red bow on her brown hair.
This olive harvest, Greek folk painting measures 49cm in length x 19.2cm in height x 4cm in width (19.29'' x 7.55'' x 1.57'').It weighs almost a kilo and a half.It is a gorgeous work of art, by Greek folk artist, E. Kokori, made in the early ninieties.This painter still collects old, dicarded pieces of wood and may occasionaly make a painting, but very rarely.Her signature on this wooden painting is at the far left corner at the bottom, signed with black paint.
The painting has a piece of a wire hoop fastened at the back from which to hang it.The back is painted in black, acrylic paint.
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